Katharine Young

Boston College - Law School

Associate Professor

885 Centre Street

Newton, MA 02459-1163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Minimum Core of Economic and Social Rights: A Concept in Search of Content

Yale Journal of International Law, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 May 2008 Last Revised: 27 May 2009
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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international human rights law, comparative constitutional law, economic and social rights, justiciability, balancing, benchmarks, extraterritoriality

The Comparative Fortunes of the Right to Health: Two Tales of Justiciability in Colombia and South Africa

Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 26, 2013, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 13-08
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2014
Katharine Young and Julieta Lemaitre
Boston College - Law School and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
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Comparative constitutional law, economic and social rights, right to health, constitutional rights, justiciability, tutela, Colombia, South Africa

The Comparative Fortunes of the Right to Health: Two Tales of Justiciability in Colombia and South Africa

Harvard Human Rights Journal, Vol. 26 (2013)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
Julieta Lemaitre and Katharine Young
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and Boston College - Law School
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Legal Mobilization; Socio-economic rights; Colombia; South Africa

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Proportionality, Reasonableness, and Economic and Social Rights

Proportionality: New Frontiers, New Challenges (Vicki C. Jackson & Mark Tushnet, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017) Forthcoming, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 430
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 24 May 2017
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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economic and social rights, proportionality analysis, comparative constitutional law, reasonableness review, South Africa, constitutional rights

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Freedom, Want and Economic and Social Rights: Frame and Law

Maryland Journal of International Law, Vol 24, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2009
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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economic and social rights, freedom from want, four freedoms, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Norman Rockwell, framing

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A Typology of Economic and Social Rights Adjudication: Exploring the Catalytic Function of Judicial Review

International Journal of Constitutional Law (ICON), 2010
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Nov 2010
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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economic and social rights, justiciability, constitutionalism and democracy, judicial review, courts and dialogue, new governance, South African Constitutional Court, comparative constitutional law

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The World, Through the Judge's Eye

Australian Year Book of International Law, Vol. 28, 2009
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2010
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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comparative constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, constitutionalism, High Court of Australia

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Rights and Queues: On Distributive Contests in the Modern State

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 55, 2016, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 431
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 08 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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rights, queues, waiting lists, lines, right to health care, right to housing, asylum, refugees, economic and social rights, political discourse, corruption, command and control, markets, judicialization, distributive justice, scarcity

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Narrative, Metaphor and Human Rights Law: When Rights-Talk Meets Queue-Talk

Mike Hanne & Robert Weisberg (eds), Narrative, Metaphor and the Law (2017 Forthcoming), Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2017
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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narrative, metaphor, human rights law, framing, rights talk, the right to housing, economic and social rights, waiting lists, waiting lines, queues, South Africa, new constitutions, progressive realization, duties to respect, protect and fulfil

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Final Report of the Australian Capital Territory Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Research Project

ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 10-86
Number of pages: 335 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
ANU College of Law, University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston College - Law School
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Securing Health through Rights

INCENTIVES FOR GLOBAL PUBLIC HEALTH: PATENT LAW AND ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL MEDICINES, Thomas Pogge, Matthew Rimmer, Kim Rubenstein, eds., C.U.P., 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2010
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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right to health, economic and social rights, South Africa, Treatment Action Campaign, Ghana, Legal Resources Center, patents in medicines, user fees, health financing, practical action, praxis, litigation as performance

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Constituting Economic and Social Rights: The Path to Transformation

Constituting Economic and Social Rights (OUP, 2012)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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Comparative constitutional law, constitutional theory, human rights, political theory, economic and social rights, socioeconomic rights

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American Exceptionalism and Government Shutdowns: A Comparative Constitutional Reflection on the 2013 Lapse in Appropriations

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94., Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 15 May 2014
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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Comparative constitutional law, government shutdown, American exceptionalism, automatic continuing appropriations, default budget, fiscal constitution, United States, Australia

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The Future of Economic and Social Rights: Introduction

The Future of Economic and Social Rights, Cambridge University Press, 2019, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 508
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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On What Matters in Comparative Constitutional Law: A Comment on Hirschl

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 96, 2016, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 428
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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comparative constitutional law, methodology, comparative constitutional studies, economic and social rights, law and humanities, law and social science

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Adjudicating Social and Economic Rights: Can Democratic Experimentalism Help?

Chapter 13 in Social and Economic Rights in Theory and Practice: Critical Inquiries, Helena Alviar Garcia et al. Eds., Routledge, 2015, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 401
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2016
Sandra Liebenberg and Katharine Young
Stellenbosch University Faculty of Law and Boston College - Law School
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The Comparative Turn: Accident, Coincidence, or Fate?

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 125, 2012, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 12-20
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 06 Jul 2012
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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comparative constitutional law, Frank Michelman, constitutionalism and democracy, economic and social rights, property, equality, South Africa, United States

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The New Economic and Social Rights

ASIL Proceedings, 107 Am. Soc'y Int'l L. Proc. 486 2013 , Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 427
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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economic and social rights, Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, new constitutionalism

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Australian Capital Territory Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Research Report

UNSW Law Research Paper No. 2010-71
Number of pages: 334 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
University of New South Wales (UNSW) - Faculty of Law, ANU College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Boston College - Law School
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Human Rights, Australia

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Open Chambers: High Court Associates and Supreme Court Clerks Compared

Melbourne Univeristy Law Review, Vol. 31, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Apr 2014
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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Comparative constitutional law, comparative institutions, law clerks, judicial associates, American Supreme Court, Australian High Court

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Redemptive and Rejectionist Frames: Framing Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights for Advocacy and Mobilization in the United States

Symposium: Northeastern University Law Journal, 2012, Vol 4 No 2, pp 323-346, ANU College of Law Research Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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The Avoidance of Substance in Constitutional Rights

5 Constitutional Court Review 233 (2014), Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 429
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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economic and social rights, comparative constitutional law, South Africa, evictions, housing rights, reasonableness review, judicial avoidance, India, Colombia

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Waiting for Rights: Progressive Realization and Lost Time

The Future of Economic and Social Rights, Cambridge University Press, 2019, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 509
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 30 Jul 2019
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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Rights as Footprints: A New Metaphor for Contemporary Human Rights Practice

Northwestern University Journal of International Human Rights, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Jeremy Perelman and Katharine Young
Harvard Law School and Boston College - Law School
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International human rights law, right to health, economic, social rights and cultural rights, civil and political rights

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Introduction: A Public Law of Gender?

The Public Law of Gender: From the Local to the Global, Kim Rubenstein & Katharine G. Young (Eds.) Cambridge University Press, 2016 , Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 400
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 24 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2019
Katharine Young
Boston College - Law School
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